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The North Way

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Stortorget 1 | Outside main entrance of Kystens Hus, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Pick up went very smoothly. Trudie always there to answer the phone to answer questions or clarify... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Kenneth S
Quiet, relaxed and close encounter with sea mammels

For me it all happened on Kvaløya, Kaldfjord/Ersfjord. The seasonal return of the giants in the... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
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“whale safari”(3 reviews)
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The North Way is based in Tromsø, one of the most spectacular locations on earth. The company is run by local professionals dedicated to giving you the best experience nature has to offer. We are passionate about our city and region, the wildlife...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Stortorget 1 | Outside main entrance of Kystens Hus, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Pick up went very smoothly. Trudie always there to answer the phone to answer questions or clarify. You are first taken to a roomy, warm locker room near the boat to change into complimentary waterproof cold weather suits for the tour. During the voyage, a...More

2  Thank Kenneth S
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Trudie B, Guest Relations Manager at The North Way, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Dear Kenneth We are so glad that you both enjoyed yourselves and had the opportunity to enjoy seeing the whales so close up in the fjord. With regard to returnng the phone - it was no problem! We hope you had a safe journey home...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

For me it all happened on Kvaløya, Kaldfjord/Ersfjord. The seasonal return of the giants in the sea. The never ending story of facination for nature's wonders. Watching this happening from a comfortable sized boat,not too big so you are near the water and get the...More

2  Thank sv h
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Trudie B, Guest Relations Manager at The North Way, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Dear Saskia Thank you for your review. We are lucky that the whales come so close in to the fjord, at the same time it is important to us that all our guests enjoy the experience, which is why we never take more than 12...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Simply put... I had a time of my life! The pickup from town was comfortable and so was the entire tour thereafter. From the website I thought it was going to be quite business like but it was quite the opposite - the family running...More

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Trudie B, Guest Relations Manager at The North Way, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Dear CookieKoi Thank you so much for your warm praise and long write-up. We are so glad that you enjoyed yourselves and have taken away life long memories. It means everything to the team to hear our guests feedback and the fact that you enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience in the sea outside Tromsø! Following a pack of orcas and a few hump back whales. Handfeeding the orcas under the supervision of a skilled and competent crew. Will recomend this trip to everybody!! A very nice boat, good food and great service...More

1  Thank Thomas W
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Trudie B, Guest Relations Manager at The North Way, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Hi Thomas Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your time in writing it, and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself. That means everything to us. We look forward to seeing you next year!

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Bård pick me and two others down town Tromsø and he was including and warm from the start. After 20min we passed Eide and arrived the docks where the boat was. We were 10 people all together and it was never too crowded. The boat...More

1  Thank monlilli
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Trudie B, Guest Relations Manager at The North Way, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thank you for your review! We enjoy the fact that we only take out small groups. This means that we can provide a more personal trip and have the time to share our local knowledge with you. Glad you enjoyed the soup too, it is...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

I was not sure what company to book with as there see to be quite a few popping up just recently in Tromsø. The North Way has been around for years, and a colleague of mine recommended them. The tour was super from beginning to...More

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Trudie B, Guest Relations Manager at The North Way, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2016

We are so glad that you had such a good time. We do everything we can to ensure our guests have the best possible experience and take away memories which will last forever. Thank you for your comments. Regards Trudie

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Lee D
8 December 2017|
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Response from Trudie B | Property representative |
Hi Lee That is a very good question and I wish I could give you a simple answer. The whales have no set routine or pattern so it is simply impossible to predict their movement. In the next few weeks before your arrival... More
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GemGemP
4 December 2017|
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Response from Trudie B | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The situation here in Tromsø for whale watching is only seasonal and not guaranteed. They have only been coming into the local fjords the last four years and this year they may not arrive... More
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